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Wimpys Little Step with the Arcese family. * Photo by Cam Essick

Leading Reining Dam Wimpys Little Chic Passes

Earner of $539,243, National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Champion and leading reining dam, Wimpys Little Chic, unexpectedly passed at the age of 19.

“Lexi was not only a phenomenal athlete but a beloved member of our family. Her loss leaves an irreplaceable void in our hearts. We will forever cherish the memories and the legacy she leaves behind,” her owners, Arcese Quarter Horses USA, said.

Sired by Wimpys Little Step and out of Collena Chic Olena (by Smart Chic Olena), her royal bloodlines were unbeatable. Now the producer of four NRHA Open Futurity Champions; Andiamoe, All Bettss Are Off, ARC Gunnabeabigstar, Shesouttayourleague, she leaves behind a legacy of greatness. To date, her offspring have collectively earned an impressive $1,926,051 according to EquiStat. Her grandget, although young, have already earned $684,600.

“Lexi was an exceptional mare, and working with her was an incredible privilege. She had an unmatched drive and talent that took us to unparalleled heights. She will always hold a special place in my heart,” EquiStat Elite $7 Million Rider Shawn Flarida said.

She departed this world quietly and peacefully at her home in Weatherford, Texas. The Arcese family, who purchased “Lexi” as a promising 3-year-old filly, and the entire staff at Oswood Stallion Station provided her unwavering love and care until the very end.